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lynda tealer, University of Florida
Executive Associate Athletic Director

Lynda Tealer, one of the nation's top athletic administrators, serves as the Executive Associate Athletic Director at the University of Florida. Tealer has experiences as an administrator at both the conference and university levels as well as a student-athlete. Before Florida, Tealer served as the senior woman administrator at the Southland Conference where she oversaw the league's regular season and championship competitions. Prior to joining the Southland Conference, Tealer was at Santa Clara University for four years starting as the compliance director and was elevated to SCU's Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services and senior woman administrator five months later. In July of 1999, Tealer was appointed Assistant Athletic Director for Intercollegiate Sports in addition to her senior woman administrator position. Tealer is a 1992 graduate of the University of San Diego, where she earned a degree in business administration while playing basketball four years for the Toreros. She also possesses a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law, where she was a member of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society.